Pain

Anatomy of the Breast

Here’s a sad truth: most women know nothing about their breasts. Complete transparent, I was one of those women.

Benefits of Breast Massage While Breastfeeding

We are so excited to offer a new service to our clients: therapeutic breast massage for lactation support is now available!

Common vs. Normal During Pregnancy

So often on Facebook and other social media sites, our birth doulas and postpartum doulas read questions from concerned pregnant folks or new parents asking various questions about if others experienced a similar issue during pregnancy, birth, and/or parenthood. However, we are reframing that question to: Is it common and is it also normal?

Use of Kinesiology Taping After Massage Therapy Session

Use of Kinesiology Taping After Massage Therapy Session

We are excited to now offer Kinesiology taping as an addition to any in-home massage! Whether you need a little bit extra support, or you have a specific injury, Kinesiology taping is a wonderful addition to any one of our in-home massages for folks living in Raleigh, Durham, or Chapel Hill!

What Exactly Does a Doula Do?

What Exactly Does a Doula Do?

The Doulas at Carolina Birth and Wellness provide continuous support for families in Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, and surrounding areas during pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period.

Benefits of Regular Chair Massage in the Workplace 

Benefits of Regular Chair Massage in the Workplace 

The benefits of receiving any massage, be it on a massage table or in a massage chair, at a spa or at your workplace, are numerous. We believe that regular massage is a wonderful way to not only improve tension and discomfort in your body, but also decrease stress and anxiety. 

Benefits of Massage Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 

Benefits of Massage Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 

Whether you are experiencing carpal tunnel related to pregnancy or you are an office worker who has been experiencing carpal tunnel due to repetitive movements at your desk, you know how uncomfortable it can be in your hands and wrists.

Benefits of Swedish Massage

Benefits of Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is a wonderful modality of massage that is that everyone can benefit from receiving on a monthly, weekly, or even daily basis. 

Corporate Chair Massage

Corporate Chair Massage

Bringing health and wellness to the workplace is a wonderful way to not only benefit employees, but also benefit employers. Learn more about how CBW can be at your next wellness event!

Lower Back Pain During Pregnancy 

Lower Back Pain During Pregnancy 

Low back pain during pregnancy is very common issue. The bright side is it means your body and baby are changing. However, it can be hard to see that as a positive when you are struggling to continue with your daily activities in pain. Here are a favorite of our tips to help with that pain.

How Deep is Too Deep?

How Deep is Too Deep?

Receiving a deep tissue should be wonderful, relaxing, and therapeutic. It should never be painful! Read

Protocols Regarding Releasing a Patient’s Placenta 

Protocols Regarding Releasing a Patient’s Placenta 

Understanding the policies for having your placenta released to you by your birthing location is an important step in preparing for birth. Read more about those policies here!

Placenta Salve

Placenta Salve

Having a placenta salve is a wonderful way to have a topical balm made with organic beeswax, nutrient coconut oil, calming lavender essential oil, and your own placenta!

Hormones in the Placenta 

Hormones in the Placenta 

Learning about why placenta encapsulation is a great addition to your postpartum plan starts with learning about the various hormones that are present in your placenta and why they are beneficial to you!

3 Common Reasons for Hip Pain During Pregnancy

3 Common Reasons for Hip Pain During Pregnancy

Understanding the three main causes of pain in the low back, hips, legs and feet is important in learning how to utilize better self care as well as how a massage therapist can assist you to have less daily pain.